Are You Prepared With POVs?
A customer comes into your store looking to purchase a power operated vehicle (POV) or scooter. Is your store stocked with POVs that incorporate the latest technology and newest features?
POVs now incorporate increased manuverability, safety, stability, durability, indoor and outdoor usage, as well as expanded options. Take a look at some of the technological advances you now can offer to your customers:
Product Name: Adepta Three-Wheel Scooter
Features flat-free tires and a lightweight frame
Disassembles in five easy steps for quick transport and a swivel seat for easy transfer
Offers a weight capacity of 250 lbs. with a maximum adjustable speed of 4.7 mph
Product Name: Flagship
Features front and rear suspension, removable doors on both sides, wipers, rear-view mirrors and a warm weather safety windshield
The Flagship canopy provides comfortable all-season transportation with a weight capacity of 350 lbs.
Shoprider Mobility Products
Product Name: Fusion
Equipped with Max-Trax to maximize traction and stability outdoors
Increases percentage of traction as rider weight increases
Stability compensation allows 350-lb. user to climb long 12 hills
Provides versatility, maneuverability and performance in total environment
Product Name: Buzzaround Lite
Designed with wireless connector system for easy frame disassembly/assembly
Equipped with 250-lb. weight capacity and 4 mph top speed
Comes standard with red, blue and Sahara quick-snap shroud panels and cut-pile, auto-grade carpet
Features a larger seat and padded armrests
Product Name: Go-Go Elite Traveller
Disassembles into five lightweight pieces to fit small car trunks and storage closets
Negotiates narrow hallways and tight spaces while providing stable outdoor performance
Auto-latching lockup mechanism permits simple frame separation with one hand
Top speed of up to 4.25 mph
Pride Mobility Products
Product Name: Mini Phantom Compact Scooter
Features a "free wheel" mode where the scooter can be moved and the 3-wheel design allows for 37-inch turning radius
Compact design makes it easy to assemble and dissemble in three pieces for easy storage
Designed for indoor and outdoor usage
Features a 250-lb. weight capacity, 37-inch turning radius, adjustable tiller, anti-tippers and easy-to-remove batteries
Phantom seat is comfortable and height-adjustable, with flip-back, adjustable width arms
Drive Medical Design & Mfg.
Product Name: Heavy-Duty Solo
45.5-inch length provides maneuverability indoors and out
Built for portability and offers a 450-lb. weight capacity
Includes special gearing added power
Ranger All Season Corp.
Product Name: aZip
Offers portability and maneuverability
Features a lightweight design to go into the back of your car and can be reassembled in 40 seconds
Comes standard with armrest allowing users to get in and out of their aZip with ease
Creates a comfortable ride for longer trips
Product Name:Amigo MCX
tighter turning radius, 250 lb. rider weight capacity and 20.5-inch rear wheel width
Gives a solid rear drive performance with compact style and plenty of foot room suitable for most individuals
All the features of the Amigo MC with a Scuba Blue Rear Cover and 9-inch foam-filled mag rear wheels
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Product Name: HS-125
The three-wheeled HS-125 fits easily into a car trunk.
The lightweight design disassembles into compact pieces, with the heaviest weighing only 22 lbs.
The strong and stable frame is equipped with an expandable floorboard to provide extra legroom
A one-piece battery pack module ensures safe operation
CTM Homecare Product Inc.
This article originally appeared in the November 2006 issue of HME Business.